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October 19, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Best of Short Films

Watkins College of Art, Film program

Celebrating 25 years of film at Watkins, the film program will present a free screening of a selection of some of the most outstanding productions from the past year at the main theatre on the Watkins Campus. The program will consist of a lineup of nine shorts selected by the film faculty from completed films in each of the four production classes, non-narrative class, and the graduate program. A reception will follow, and reservations are encouraged. Please email your name and contact information and the number of people in your party to: reservations@watkins.edu

The films and their directors are:

  • Drift directed by Jason Luckett
  • The Factory Floor directed by Lucas Hames
  • Hello Hank directed by Tiffany Abreu
  • How to Fold A Fitted Sheet directed by Zealand Linton
  • Motel directed by Jiayao Chen
  • Pas de Deux directed by Josh Wynters
  • Puppy Love directed by Aurea Ariola
  • Sin nor Virtue directed by Aaron Scott
  • Sirens directed by A. Henry & Tori Simpson

To read more about each, please view this document.

Watkins’s film program is distinguished by a film curriculum that explores the artistic, technical, and business aspects of independent filmmaking. With a focus on dramatic narrative film, the department helps students find their personal voice and style in order to incorporate these elements into their narrative work. All film students take film courses their first year of study and begin production within their second year. Production courses are small, allowing for faculty mentoring and advising and close collaboration with colleagues. For more information, please visit: https://www.watkins.edu/academics/film/.


October 19, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Watkins College of Art

2298 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard

Nashville, TN 37228